Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 29, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
It seems that, when David Cameron last week said that he wanted Britain to “do more” against Daesh, he actually meant more to make the situation messier, more volatile and more dangerous. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.
Six Turkish airstrikes hit PKK positions in northern Iraq overnight. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in northern Iraq overnight, a statement from the country's prime minister said.
Six people were executed by Daesh for attempting to flee the Iraqi province of Kirkuk. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:24 GMT
Daesh militants executed six people who attempted to flee the group in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
Kurds in Turkey hold up Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's banners. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 16:13 GMT
Turkey says an army sergeant has been killed in an attack near the country’s border with Iraq.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani urged both the Turkish government and the PKK to find a peaceful solution. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
Masoud Barzani called for peace between the Turkish government and the PKK, urging both sides to go back to the negotiating table.
A Turkish soldier watches smoke rise from the border Syrian town of Kobani, June 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
NATO ambassadors are due to meet Tuesday in Turkey to discuss Ankara's military operation against Daesh and PKK targets.
PKK targets were hit in the northern Iraqi area of Hakuk on Sunday. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Turkish fighter jets hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions Sunday in northern Iraq, security sources confirmed.
Iraqi counter-terrorism forces participate in a training exercise in Baghdad . (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iran offered Iraq an 'open check' to help them battle Daesh, the Iraqi Ambassador has been reported as saying.
One Caliph to bind them all? The comparison between The Lord of the Rings and Daesh is uncanny. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2015 - 09:10 GMT
It might seem far off, but a perfect analogy of Daesh could be the famous Lord of the Rings series and what's more, these books could hold the answer in how to stop the militant group.